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The only early historical personality I can find is al-Rayyan bin Sabira al-Hanafiy, whose name is mentioned in the chains of narration of hadeeth and possibly took part in the Battle of Safeen alongside Ali bin Abi Talib. It is unclear whether he was a Sahabi (companion of the Prophet) or not.
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